Frank William Guptill

Brief Life History of Frank William

When Frank William Guptill was born on 26 March 1922, in Auckland, New Zealand, his father, Norman Duncan Mckenzie Guptill, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Middleton, was 38. He died on 16 September 2004, in his hometown, at the age of 82, and was buried in Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.

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Frank William Guptill
Catherine Margaret Murray

Sources (2)

  • Frank William Guptill, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Frank William Guptill, "BillionGraves Index"

World Events (8)

1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

The Ross Dependency is a New Zealand dependency located on the Antarctician Continent. It is the only settlement on the Antartica that is claimed by a sovereign nation. New Zealand still owns claim even after the Antarctic Treaty that was signed in 1959 by 11 other nations. 


WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.


New Zealand gains full independence from Britain.

Name Meaning

English: altered form of Gubtail, an extinct name of unexplained etymology. The surname Guptill is not found in Britain.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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